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Nice Nepenthes... for a garden centre plant

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#1 mobile

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Posted 14 April 2012 - 20:29 PM

Found a couple of these in my local Dobbies garden centre, a couple of days ago. Sadly, I do not have the room to grow one, but was impressed with the size a condition for a garden centre Nepenthes.

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#2 James O'Neill

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Posted 14 April 2012 - 20:49 PM

They probably just got them in and they haven't been abused too much yet ;)

I might go and give my local dobbies (30 miles away, but fortunately beside my school) a look for this then...One I've been wanting..

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Posted 14 April 2012 - 21:29 PM

I will be banished from the Nep community for saying this, but I think Miranda is a fantastic Nep. Incredibly tough, big beautiful pitchers, fast growing-
The one thing making it unpopular is that it's common....
Compare this to some of the species that have cult status such as aristolochoides, which is ghastly to behold and tricky to grow well.....
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Posted 15 April 2012 - 08:44 AM

That is good for a garden centre isn't it? :D

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Posted 15 April 2012 - 11:15 AM

wow what cracking looking plants,personaly i like to buy my plants small for the fun of growing and restricted room,if i only had the green house i dream of